The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 11 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 19 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.26% 5.50% 8.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.58% 6.19% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 5
Average daily rate
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£466 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
Java Developer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
151 97 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.42% 88.99% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 47 42
Average daily rate £425 £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £130 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -32.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) Subversion
4 21 (52.50%) Python
4 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 21 (52.50%) J2EE
4 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
5 20 (50.00%) OO
5 20 (50.00%) Maven
6 19 (47.50%) DV Cleared
7 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (42.50%) Apache Ivy
7 17 (42.50%) Scrum
7 17 (42.50%) Lua
7 17 (42.50%) Release Management
7 17 (42.50%) UNIX
7 17 (42.50%) ClearCase
7 17 (42.50%) Perl
7 17 (42.50%) PHP
7 17 (42.50%) Ant
7 17 (42.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (27.50%) Sun
8 11 (27.50%) Sun Certification
9 9 (22.50%) OCPJP
9 9 (22.50%) Ruby
9 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
10 8 (20.00%) Spring
10 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 8 (20.00%) Web Services
10 8 (20.00%) OOD

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Mule
1 4 (10.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Subversion
2 20 (50.00%) Maven
3 17 (42.50%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (42.50%) ClearCase
3 17 (42.50%) Ant
3 17 (42.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
1 1 (2.50%) Electronics
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) J2EE
2 8 (20.00%) Spring
2 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (12.50%) OC4J
4 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Flex
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) Django
5 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) CSS
5 3 (7.50%) JDBC
5 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.50%) JPA
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) DTV
1 1 (2.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) OO
3 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (42.50%) Scrum
3 17 (42.50%) Release Management
4 8 (20.00%) OOD
5 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.50%) User Stories
6 6 (15.00%) JVM Tuning
6 6 (15.00%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 4 (10.00%) MVC
9 2 (5.00%) UML
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) Python
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (42.50%) Lua
3 17 (42.50%) Perl
3 17 (42.50%) PHP
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (47.50%) DV Cleared
3 11 (27.50%) Sun Certification
4 9 (22.50%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Sun
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SAP